hair follicle

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hair follicle

[′her ‚fäl·ə·kəl]
(anatomy)
An epithelial ingrowth of the dermis that surrounds a hair.
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The partnership between MAHLE Powertrain LLC and Catagen will help further accelerate introduction into the US market, as well as the adoption of this breakthrough technology" said Dr.
During the months from October through December, Molly's hair was in the catagen phase and rested (non-growth period).
Anagen can last for a few weeks to a decade, catagen for 14 to 21 days, and telogen for 1 to 3 months.
Mate pattern alopecia is generally associated with a shortening of the anagen phase and premature entry in catagen phase.
In healthy conditions hair strands go through three stages - the anagen (active growth) phase, catagen (transition/end of active growth) stage, and the telogen (resting) phase.
2001), and the expression dramatically increases with the onset of catagen (Schlake et al.